350NJ-Rockland is the local, all-volunteer chapter of 350.org, operating in New Jersey and Rockland County, NY.
Here is info about some of what we’ve been doing recently and over the past years!
350NJ-Rockland members and other climate activists attended the Stop the Money Pipeline rally in midtown Manhattan on April 17, 2021 at the BlackRock and JPMorgan Chase HQs in Manhattan to protest their investments in Enbridge Line 3. To learn more about Line 3 and join the fight, click here. (More...)
On Wednesday, March 5, two 350NJ-R Steering Group members joined a Stop The Money Pipeline (STMP) in a NYC protest at BlackRock and Chase. STMP seeks to get investment houses, banks, insurers, and pension funds to withdraw their support from the fossil fuel industry. BlackRock is the single biggest holder of fossil fuel investments in (More...)
Roseland Against the Compressor Station, supported by members of 350NJ-Rockland, had a good action in front of the Roseland, NJ gas compressor station that we’ve been fighting since 2013. After holding signs and getting lots of supportive honks, more than we’ve ever gotten before, from the many cars passing by, we took the picture below. (More...)
350NJ-R President Ted Glick along with other demonstrators hold signs next to the Roseland gas compressor station on October 5, 2020. This was the start-up of a monthly vigil, the first Monday of each month after a suspension of it because of the pandemic. (More...)
Ted Glick, President of 350NJ-R , was one of the speakers at a “Trump Must Go” rally in Newark, NJ, Saturday, Oct. 3rd. It was sponsored by the People’s Organization for Progress. In his remarks, he explained why he had begun a 30 day fast to call attention to the need to vote Trump out (More...)
350NJ-R members joined over 100 people gathered in Red Bank on September 26th, 2020 to rally and paddle across the river to Governor Phil Murphy’s home to halt building of the Southern Reliability Link (SRL) gas pipeline and to demand a moratorium on all fossil fuel expansion projects. Click here for a video and article of (More...)
350NJ-R members participated in a “Paddle and March for our Lungs” in Secaucus, NJ on August 24th 2020. It was sponsored by the Don’t Gas the Meadowlands Coalition to stop a toxic fracked gas power plant that NJ Transit has proposed along the Hackensack River in Kearny, and to replace this plan with a clean, (More...)
Members of 350NJ-R participated in a “Climate Justice Through Racial Justice” rally and march in New York City on Sunday, September 20th called by a coalition of many NY organizations. The rally started in Columbus Circle, followed by a march to Times Square. Here are the demands: Support NYC Resolution 864 declaring a climate emergency; (More...)
This Earth Day, we joined existing public pension campaigns in the US and Canada to launch and unite behind the new Coalition for Climate-Safe Pensions. Divest NJ was one of 12 states across the US and Canada who presented their campaign on Thursday, April 23rd on the national live stream of Earth Day 2020. The (More...)
We couldn’t attend the State Investment Council’s bi-monthly meeting in person due to the pandemic, so we got creative and organized a virtual rally to keep the pressure on and continue to ask the Council to divest from fossil fuels. Together we wrote letters and emails to the Council members and Governor Murphy & his (More...)